Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research
Phone number
+31 (0)222 36 9535
Location
Texel
Function
Postdoc
Expertise
  • Ecology
  • Animal behaviour
  • Migration
  • Shorebirds
  • Population dynamics

Dr. Roeland Bom

Postdoc
Interests

Research interests

I am a postdoctoral researcher with a prime interest in how marine organisms coope with a rapidly changing world. In my recent work I study the migratory routine of Bar-tailed Godwits wintering in West Africa and Oman. 

 

Functions

Functions

 

Publications

Key-publications

Please find my complete list of NIOZ-publications at the bottom of this webpage. You can download all my publications on ResearchGate.

Education

Professional education

 

Awards

Awards and Prizes

 

Other

Bar-tailed godwits

Linked news

Tuesday 29 June 2021
During epic migrations, great snipes fly at surprising heights by day and lower by night
Don't let the great snipe's pudginess fool you. A stocky marsh bird with a 20-inch wingspan, great snipes are also speedy marathoners that can migrate from Sweden to Central Africa in just three days, without even stopping to eat, drink, or sleep.…
Thursday 08 October 2020
Crabs are key to ecology and economy in Oman
The intertidal mudflats of Barr Al Hikman, a nature reserve at the south-east coast of the Sultanate Oman, are crucial nursery grounds for numerous crab species. In return, these crabs are a vital element of the ecology, as well as the regional…
Friday 19 June 2020
The North Sea’s forgotten angels
The presence of Angelsharks in the North Sea has faded from our memory. In a recent publication in Marine Biology, WWF nature conservationists and NIOZ researchers urge that we put top predators from earlier centuries back into the ‘baseline’ picture…
Tuesday 17 December 2019
Catching birds at the Bijagós Archipelo in Guinea-Bissau
This story describes the first of several bird catches made by researchers from the NIOZ Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (Roeland Bom) and the University of Aveiro (José Alves and Afonso Rocha) in the Bijagós Archipelago between 11 and 28…
Monday 08 October 2018
Wapenwedloop in 'oerwadden' in Midden-Oosten
In het Sultanaat Oman, aan de zuidoostkust van het Arabische Schiereiland, is door het Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee (NIOZ) voor het eerst een uitgebreide fauna-inventarisatie gemaakt. De Nederlandse bioloog Roeland Bom deed…
Wednesday 09 March 2016
Bar-tailed Godwits in the Middle East can be followed via internet
In November 2015 a group of NIOZ researchers travelled to the Middle East. Together with biologists from the Sultan Qaboos University, they attached radio transmitters on ten female Bar-tailed Godwits in the intertidal area Barr Al Hikman in the…

NIOZ publications

Linked projects

Cascading predator-prey effects
Supervisor
Jan van Gils
Funder
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
Project duration
1 Oct 2010 - 30 Sep 2017